Discovery Center: Sleepover Among the Exhibits
The DHDC is excited to add this family event for the summer. A chance to Discover All Night.
‘Discover All Night’- July 20th, 7:00pm-July 21st, 7:00am
We’re taking night at the museum to a whole new level! If you’ve ever wanted to spend the night at the Discovery Center, Discover All Night is your chance! This family sleepover experience allows you camping excitement among our exhibits…without the bugs!
Discover All Night will offer plenty of time exploring our exhibits, including the newest addition, Aviation. We’ll also edu-tain the whole family with live science demos and activities. A late night pizza snack will fill your bellies before a Space Theater Show. Breakfast will be provided in the morning before you leave.
Admission: For Members- $25 per child (2 and under free.), $8 per adult. Non-Members- $30 per child (2 and under free), $10 per adult. Register at dhdc.org.
**This is not a drop off event, children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Space is limited.**
The schedule for the evening is as follows:
7:00 – 7:30 pm Arrival, gear drop off & orientation
7:30 – 8:15 pm Exhibit Hall Exploration
8:00 pm Front doors locked
8:00 – 11:00 pm Café open
8:15 – 8:45 pm Demonstration or Activity
8:45 – 9:15 pm Exhibit Hall Exploration
9:15 – 9:45 pm Late Night Pizza Snack
9:45 – 10:15 pm Demonstration or Activity
10:15 – 10:45 pm Exhibit Hall Exploration or Early sleeping area set up
10:45 – 11:15 pm Set up sleeping areas
11:15 – 11:45 pm Theater Show
12:00 am Lights Out
6:00 am Continental Breakfast opens
6:30 am Front doors unlocked
7:00 am Departure
Please direct inquiries to Shanna Collins at 806-355-9547 ext. 120 or email@example.com.
Thank you for sharing!
Don Harrington Discovery Center
Randall County Sheriff’s Assn.: Mud Mania Volleyball Tournament
The 10th annual tournament is a fundraiser to assist employees in need of emergency assistance. Donations from the fun have aided employees with cancer, medical bills and even an emergency need when an employee’s house was damaged by a drunk driver.
The fundraiser also serves an an opportunity for citizens to interact with those who serve and protect them, while building community relations.
Concessions will be available and not charge to watch the teams play. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs.
A pit for children to play in and ‘pig out’ also available.
The Cheeseburger Festival in Friona, Texas
Friona is considered the Cheeseburger Capital of the World.
The festival includes activities by many of the nonprofit organziations including the Chamber of Commerce and Lions Club and performances by the Summer Drama Camp.
Center City: Amarillo Community Market
The Amarillo Community Market will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday until Oct. 6. The Saturday of the Tri State Fair Parade, we relocate, so questions, let us know.
Our Amarillo Community Market opens at 10th and Polk with vendors, yoga, Zumba and even knitting!
Don’t miss the chance to buy from more than 100 local vendors!
Center City of Amarillo
1000 S. Polk, Amarillo, TX 79101
Haven Health Care Summer Workshops
The dates for upcoming parent lessons are listed below:
• May 26, 2018 – Parent & Son Workshop for ages 8 – 12. Parents will discuss age-appropriate conversations and children will learn about puberty.
• June 16, 2018 – Parent and Teen Workshop for ages 13 – 18. Parents will discuss age-appropriate conversations and teens will learn about reproductive life planning.
• June 30, 2018 – Parent & Daughter Workshop for ages 8 -12. Parents will discuss age-appropriate conversations and children will learn about puberty. This will be offered in Spanish.
• July 14, 2018 – Parent & Son Workshop for ages 8 – 12. Parents will discuss age-appropriate conversations and children will learn about puberty. This will be offered in Spanish.
• July 18, 2018 – Parent and Teen Workshop for ages 13 – 18. Parents will discuss age-appropriate conversations and teens will learn about reproductive life planning. This will be offered in Spanish.
• July 19, 2018 – Parent & Daughter Workshop for ages 8 -12. Parents will discuss age-appropriate conversations and children will learn about puberty.
• July 20, 2018 – Parent & Son Workshop for ages 8 – 12. Parents will discuss age-appropriate conversations and children will learn about puberty.
• July 21, 2018 – Parent and Teen Workshop for ages 13 – 18. Parents will discuss age-appropriate conversations and teens will learn about reproductive life planning.
I can be reached at 806-242-1572 or firstname.lastname@example.org if anyone has questions or would like to register.
Mindfulness at the Museum
Find your center at PPHM with our friendly yoga classes. There will be surprises, new friends and a place to enjoy your surroundings while exercising.
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
D: 806-651-2235/ T: 806-651-2244
All proceeds benefit the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.
2018 Casas for CASA
Will you please help us spread the word that Casas for CASA is officially underway? We have 5 INCREDIBLE custom-designed playhouses on display at Lowe’s Home Improvement, 5000 S. Coulter, and all of them are available through our raffle! Tickets are on sale for $10 each or 6 for $50. We will be on location from 11 am until 7 pm every day until the 28th. Winners will be drawn on Saturday the 28th, and T-Miller Wrecker Service will deliver the playhouses to local winners!
As always, thank you for all you do!
Finance & Development Director
Amarillo Area CASA
806.373.2272 x 113
I am for the child.
Amarillo City Transit Hosts Public Meetings Regarding New Fixed Routes
Amarillo, Texas – Amarillo City Transit (ACT) staff are hosting an informational and interactive series of meetings explaining the new ACT fixed route system which will be set in place on Monday, Aug. 27. Residents, especially those who utilize public transportation, are encouraged to attend one of these open meetings to learn more about the routes and services.
Route number will change and some bus stops will be eliminated while new areas of service will become available.
The meetings are scheduled for:
• Saturday, July 21, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Downtown Amarillo Public Library
413 E. 4th Ave., Room AB
Two blocks from Transit Station
• Tuesday, July 24, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
North Branch Library
1500 N.E. 24th Ave.
Located on Route 2, at N.E. 24th Avenue and Mirror Street
• Wednesday, July 25, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Northwest Amarillo Public Library
6100 W. 9th Ave.
Located on Route 8, next to Amarillo College West Campus
• Thursday, July 26, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
East Amarillo Public Library
2232 E. 27th Ave.
Located two blocks east on Route 4
For information on free bus trips home after the evening open houses or ADA communication needs at the meetings, please call ACT at (806) 378-3095. If information is needed in another language, contact (806) 378-6842.
509 S.E. Seventh Ave.
P.O. Box 1971
Amarillo, TX 79105-1971
Ofc. (806) 378-5219
Cell. (806) 336-2263
Fax. (806) 378-4278
Public Communications and Community Engagement
53rd Season of TEXAS Outdoor Musical
TEXAS Outdoor Musical celebrates the 53rd Season of performance in the Pioneer Amphitheater in the majestic Palo Duro Canyon. This season brings back the colorful and entertaining characters of Paul Green’s musical TEXAS. Over 100 cast and company members join the foundation in presenting this internationally acclaimed musical, led by Artistic Director and Executive Director Dave Yirak. “Each year this performance brings more than 52,000 patrons to the Palo Duro Canyon and we strive to make each experience as magical and unique as the stage we perform on”, says Yirak.
This year’s show will run Tuesday through Sunday, June 1st through August 18th. Front of House performances will begin at 7 pm and will feature live music and performance, authentic BBQ dinner by Feldman’s, family friendly games, our TEXAS souvenir gift shop, as well as several special events throughout the season.
The TEXAS experience is one patrons will not want to miss this season, with nightly fireworks, water and light show with a special patriotic tribute.
This 53rd Season, Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation announces several special events including Comanche Summer, the TEXAS 4th of July Celebration, and the TEXAS Inspired art exhibition to name a few.
Comanche Summer is a unique celebration and collaboration with the Comanche Nation and will include pre-show historical performance and authentic costume display on the Prairie Dog Stage at 6:30 pm, with Exhibition Dances on the Pioneer Amphitheater Stage at 7:30 pm. This event is included in the price of the TEXAS show tickets for June 23rd.
TEXAS Inspired is a collaboration with Cerulean Gallery and artists that have generously contributed to the featured artwork in the TEXAS Souvenir Program. Cerulean Gallery and TPHF will host an opening reception Friday July 13, where supporters of Western Heritage, Art and the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation will have an opportunity to enjoy the rich talent, character and artistry TEXAS inspires. A portion of the proceeds from this exhibition will support development efforts for Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation. The featured artist for the 53rd Season is Marsha Clements, also a TPHF board member and local gallery owner.
Tickets for TEXAS, back stage tours, dinner and more can now be purchased online at www.texas-show.com or at our Box Office by calling 806-655-2181 or visiting the office in Canyon, located at 1514 5th Ave. Advance reservations are suggested and discounts for children, seniors, military and groups are available.
The Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation is a nonprofit organization created to preserve and present Texas history and culture through entertainment and education. Special Thanks to the key supporters of TPHF and the 53rd season of TEXAS including the Amarillo Convention and Visitors Council, Rachel Brock, Lilith Brainard, Canyon Chamber of Commerce, City of Canyon, Southwest Airlines, Gebos, West Texas Golf Cars, Irwin Greenhouses, National Home Healthcare, Randall County Sheriff’s Department, Wells Fargo, Western Equipment, Wrangler and WTAMU.
For ticket and show information visit our website at www.texas-show.com. For media inquires, please contact Cori Burns, Marketing Director at email@example.com or 806-676-9960.
Final Season Show For The Kwahadi Dancers
Amarillo’s Kwahadi Dancers wrap up their summer show calendar, Song of the Eagle, with a performance this Saturday, July 21 at the Kwahadi Museum of the American Indian. Show time is 7 p.m. and an optional dinner is available starting at 6 p.m. Call to reserve seats- 806-335-3175. After this local show the Kwahadis head on a tour of the northeast U.S.